The Paris Summer Olympics are coming up in about a year-and-a-half, and I figured it couldn’t hurt to begin a list now and continue to add to it.
You might also be interested in my “Best” lists about previous Olympic games:
Here’s what I have so far:
Check out the first post I wrote for The New York Times — focusing on the Olympics. It was written during the London games, but many of the ELL activities are still applicable.
The BBC’s Primary History site on the ancient Greek Olympics is very good.
50 stunning Olympic moments comes from The Guardian.
How much were the original Olympics like the modern Games? is from The BBC.
“Science Of The Summer Olympics” is a series of videos NBC has produced with the National Science Foundation.
INFOGRAPHIC: Olympic Physics is from NPR.
What Are The Worst Olympic Sports? is from Five Thirty Eight.
How The Olympic Medal Tables Explain The World is from NPR.
Who dominates the Olympics? Depends on the sport. is from The Washington Post.